Excellent free course for iOS 8 Swift app development

Found this the other day, free online course from Stanford University teaching iOS 8 and Swift app development for iPhone and iPad. Give it a go! It is available in iTunes U, thus you need iTunes installed on your computer. You can view it on your iPad or iPhone as well. Here is the link: Developing […]

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Solution to Google App Engine, localhost, HTTP Error 403 Forbidden, Python, Django

Finally, after hours of power-googling, I have solved it. It was the damn proxy that made it impossible to try out the app locally. My computer needs a proxy to connect to the outside network, but Python does not really like this. So now I disable the proxy before I start the local google appserver […]

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Hugh Herr: The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance | Talk Video | TED.com

Interesting TED Talk about robotic prosthetics. Make sure you watch to the end. Also, how come we still get blisters from new shoes? Thought we would have solved that problem a few hundred years ago. Hugh Herr: The new bionics that let us run, climb and dance | Talk Video | TED.com.

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Getting on top of Gmail

I have been using Google Mail (gmail) for my private mail for a couple of years. At the office we started using it about a year ago. One issue I have with Gmail is that it is hard to manage when you have lots of emails that need  your action or the action of someone […]

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Moving to a new iPhone

So now you got a new iPhone and would like all your all apps and photos from your old phone? It is really simple, just follow these steps: Make sure iTunes is installed on your computer Connect your old phone. Go to iTunes and make a Backup of the phone. If you select Encrypt backup […]

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How to spot a fake iPad charger

Interesting article about the difference of a genuine Apple iPad charger and a counterfeit. Also a lot of technical interesting information about the circuit, parts etc. Ken Shirriff’s blog: iPad charger teardown: inside Apple’s charger and a risky phony.

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